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Spouse of AEP Visa – R8B

R8B - Spouse of AEP Visa is issued to Spouse of Academic Exchange Programme (AEP) participant to reside in Nigeria

Visa Category

Temporary Residence Visa

Sub category

Academic Exchange Programme


  • Spouse accompanying AEP participant
  • Requirements
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement
  • Formal application for R8B Visa by the institution accepting Immigration Responsibility
  • Evidence of marriage
  • Evidence of Spouse Residence Permit
  • Evidence of funds to sustain the family
  • Visa Validity

    Valid for not more than 90 days from the date of issuance

    Permit Type and duration of Stay

    Residence Permit subject to validity of the principal

    Permited Activicties

    Reside in Nigeria as accompanying spouse to AEP participant

    Restricted Activicties

  • Not permitted for work
  • Permitted Visa Channels

  • Embassy
  • Important Note: